Monthly Archives: July 2015

Facts About Feeding Cats

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Facts About Feeding Cats A balanced diet is a basis for cat’s overall health. If the diet contains the proper nutrients and vitamins, a cat will be less prone to diseases and tend to live longer. However, feeding a cat healthy food requires learning at least the basic facts about the cat’s biological needs. Often, because not knowing much about the cat’s biological needs, some owners try to convert the cat into a vegetarian. Unfortunately, that could turn into a […]

Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism in Cats

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Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism in Cats Hyperthyroidism is a disease of the thyroid gland that multiplies the number of its cells, causing its enlargement and hyperproduction of the thyroid hormones. Usually, the enlargement of the thyroid gland is benign; only 2 percent of cats can suffer from thyroid carcinoma. Fortunately, this disease rarely affects young cats. Typically, it appears in cats older than 10 years. Although experts still do not know what exactly causes hyperthyroidism, there are some factors that can […]

Tips on How to Get a Cat Drink More Water

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Tips on How to Get a Cat Drink More Water Summer heats do not affect only humans, but also have an impact on our little animal friends – cats. Summer imposes lots of risks on cats, and the major one is heat stroke. To prevent a cat from getting heat stroke, we have to provide a good source of fresh water. Sometimes, we can face cat’s resistance when it comes to drinking water. Cats can refuse to drink water for […]

The British Shorthair

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The British Shorthair The British Shorthair belongs to the top of the list of the most popular cats, among the Siamese, Persians, and the Maine Coon cats. It is also the most popular cat in the United Kingdom, which is not unsurprising. Its origin has a long history, and it is considered that the breed originated from the ancestors of Egyptian cats, which had arrived in Britain from Roman Empire. The newly arrived cats were bred with wild native cats […]

What Can We Learn from Cats?

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What Can We Learn from Cats? Cat owners are fascinated with cats’ dignity, independence, and ability to do only what they choose to do. For many owners, these traits evoke deep respect and admiration. Maybe they gave preference to cats before dogs and other pets just because they need to learn those very things. According to many cat owners, cats are great teachers. They teach people how to be cool and relaxed. Laziness and relaxed look are the cats‘ trademark. […]